Amputation Training for Sudan Judges?


Judges could receive special training on performing amputations on convicts should doctors refuse to carry them out, according to the country's deputy chief justice.

Operating table (file photo).

  • Sudan:  Doctors' Union Condemns Reintroduction of Cutting Hand and Foot

    Radio Dabanga, 28 February 2013

    The reintroduction of cutting a right hand and left foot according to the islamic law in Sudan has stirred a worldwide outcry. On February 14 for the first time since 1983 doctors ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Sudan Doctors Carry Out Court Ordered Amputation Sentence

    Sudan Tribune, 27 February 2013

    Government doctors amputated a man's right hand and left foot by court order in Khartoum on 14 February, violating international laws prohibiting torture and cruel, inhuman, or ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Outrage After Man's Hand and Foot Amputated

    Human Rights Watch, 27 February 2013

    Credible sources in Sudan have reported that government doctors amputated a man's right hand and left foot by court order in Khartoum on February 14, 2013, in violation of the ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Doctors Carry Out Amputation Sentence

    Sudan Tribune, 18 February 2013

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